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H O P E COLLEGE • HOLLAND. M I C H I G A N

SPERA IN DEO"

OCTOBER 5. 2 0 0 5 • SINCE 1887

MARTHA MILLER CENTER DEDICATED

W H A T ' S INSIDE Cost of Katrina

2

National debate over possible cost of rebuilding New Oreans Shakespeare Behind Bars

3

Film explores theater In prison Halloween Hayday!

Habeeb Awad GUEST W R I T E R

5

T h e O f f i c e o f Fried International E d u c a t i o n is f e a t u r i n g three panelists w h o will reflect o n their global e x p e r i e n c e s since g r a d u a t i n g f r o m H o p e C o l l e g e for ,the O c t . 14 M a r t h a Miller C e n t e r d e d i c a t i o n . T h e s p e e c h e s will c o m m e n c e at 10 a.m. in r o o m 158 o f the M a r t h a M i l l e r Center. T h e s p e a k e r s will

Corn mazes, haunted houses

s h a r e the c h a l l e n g e s and r e w a r d s o f c o m m u n i c a t i n g globally. T h e y will also talk a b o u t w h a t it m e a n s for H o p e s t u d e n t s t o h a v e an interest in international careers. Kimberly

N E W S SNIPPETS

Rose

Droscha

('02)

, one

of

the

panelists, taught a s a substitute t e a c h e r at O k e m o s Public S c h o o l s in M i c h i g a n then m o v e d to M e z o t u r ,

STUDENT ARRESTED O n O c t . 1 a student w a s arrest-

H u n g a r y as an E S L high school t e a c h e r for t w o years. S h e t a u g h t E n g l i s h as a second l a n g u a g e a n d ran a n

ed for p o s s e s s i o n o f m a r i j u a n a .

English c l u b in Mezotur. J a l a a ' A b d e l w a h a b ( ' 9 7 ) is a panelist f r o m Palestine

DOCUMENTARY ON KUVN WINS STATEWIDE AWARD

c u r r e n t l y w o r k i n g for the Eastern M e d i t e r r a n e a n Regional O f f i c e f o r the World H e a l t h O r g a n i z a t i o n as technical officer. He p r o v i d e s technical support to the

PHOTO BY E R I N L ' H O T T A

A documentary by two Hope p r o f e s s o r s a b o u t the history o f

MARTHA,

SEE

the Ku K l u x K l a n in M i c h i g a n has r e c e i v e d a State History A w a r d from the Historical S o c i ety o f M i c h i g a n .

The

Fried

STAFF WRITER

A

Hemenway

Auditorium in the Martha M i l l e r C e n t e r h a s yet to b e u s e d since not

technical arrived.

equipment

Hurricane

has

Katrina

d e l a y e d the arrival o f D V D and s o u n d e q u i p m e n t that is necessary.

growing

trend

among

college

s t u d e n t s n a t i o n w i d e is the recreational use o f A i r s o f t guns. T h e y h a v e c o n t i n u e d t o g r o w in popularity, t h o u g h H o p e C o l l e g e h a s prohibited A i r s o f t g u n s o n c a m p u s . A i r s o f t g u n s are f u l l - s i z e replicas o f real guns

that

shoot

plastic

pellets

at

T h e a u d i t o r i u m is e x p e c t e d t o b e finished

4

AIRSOFT GUNS BLAST ONTO CAMPUSES Matt Oosterhouse

KATRINA DELAYED EQUIPMENT

PAGE

a p p r o x i m a t e l y 2 4 0 feet p e r s e c o n d . For this r e a s o n , A i r s o f t g u n s a r e a s a f e t y c o n c e r n for

e y e , " Wolters said. "If A i r s o f t g u n s are c o n f u s e d

students a n d staff alike. A i r s o f t g u n s are o f t e n m i s t a k e n for a real gun, d u e t o their c l o s e r e s e m b l a n c e . E v e n

d e p a r t m e n t , w h i c h is s o m e t h i n g w e w o u l d like t o

t h o u g h A i r s o f t g u n s h a v e o r a n g e tips that

agreed with Wolters. " M y n u m b e r o n e c o n c e r n is t h e s a f e t y i s s u e , "

distinguish t h e m from real guns, s o m e o w n e r s c h o o s e t o color the lips b l a c k , c a u s i n g the gun to a p p e a r e v e n m o r e like a real gun, w h i c h

28

The

t o b e used a n d carried o n private property, a n d in a

p r o v e the g u n s are n o t real. " T h e r e h a v e b e e n at least t w o

m a n n e r that d o e s n o t e n d a n g e r p e o p l e or property.

Holland

attended

the

Retreat

on

Police

with

Department,

R e g a r d l e s s of H o l l a n d ' s status, A i r s o f t g u n s are prohibited on H o p e C o l l e g e ' s c a m p u s a c c o r d i n g

a suspicion of a

t o section 9 . 2 o f the student h a n d b o o k stating that " s t u d e n t s can n o w o w n d a n g e r o u s w e a p o n s expelling a p r o j e c t i l e . " If students are c a u g h t with p o s s e s s i n g an

actually a n A i r s o f t g u n , " N e l s o n said. C h a d Wolters, sergeant o f C a m p u s

f o o t tall windmill w a s t a k e n f r o m the front yard o f a residence.

students

Holland

w e a p o n , that w e h a v e had t o d r a w ( w e a p o n s ) on people, w h e n it w a s

Police D e p a r t m e n t reported a 3

Forty

said J o b s o n . " [ A i r s o f t g u n s ] are not s o m e t h i n g that w e w a n t o n c a m p u s b e c a u s e w e h a v e so m a n y

treat

the

incidents,

MULTICULTURAL LIFE RETREAT

reserve only for e m e r g e n c i e s . " Dr. J o h n J o b s o n , director o f residential life,

A i r s o f t g u n s like real w e a p o n s until they can

WINDMILL STOLEN Sept.

as real g u n s , w e w o u l d be f o r c e d to call the police

p e o p l e living so c l o s e together." A i r s o f t g u n s are legal to o w n and use in H o l l a n d . H o w e v e r , city o r d i n a n c e s restrict t h e m

can c r e a t e p r o b l e m s for police officers. Police officers, such as O f f i c e r J o y N e l s o n of

for h o m e c o m i n g k e y n o t e

speakers on O c t . 14.

On

COMMUNICATING GLOBALLY - The brand new M a r t h a M i l l e r Center, w h i c h opened for classes this fall, will be d e d i c a t e d Oct. 1 4 . Several Hope a l u m n i will s p e a k a t t h e d e d i c a t i o n , w h i c h begins a t 1 0 a . m .

has

A i r s o f t gun, the gun will be c o n f i s c a t e d , a n d t h e

REAL GUNS?-Air-

confiscated Airsoft guns on Hope's

soft guns, like t h e s e , are o f t e n m i s t a k e n for real guns and are a g r o w i n g concern on college campuses.

campus. " A i r s o f t g u n s are d a n g e r o u s b e c a u s e s o m e o n e c o u l d get hit in the

s t u d e n t will f a c e H o p e C o l l e g e ' s j u d i c i a l p r o c e s s , d e p e n d i n g o n the severity o f the violation. If an

Safety,

reported

that

he

A i r s o f t gun is a fired, a student m a y also f a c e c h a r g e s from the H o l l a n d Police D e p a r t m e n t .

Sept. 17. T h e t h e m e o f the retreat

ATTENDANCE SOARS AT CRITICAL ISSUES SYMPOSIUM

w a s called "I a m m y B r o t h e r ' s Keeper," w h i c h ' encouraged

Heidi Weir

Multicultural

Life

s t u d e n t s to b e c o m e g lo b al l y a w a r e of h o w they can play their part in society. T h i s correlated with ideas involved in C I S .

ELLEN AWAD STEPS UP Ellen

Awad,

currently

the

C o o r d i n a t o r for Student Activities a n d G r e e k Life, will step into the

s e s s i o n s w e r e fairly well attended.

James

We c o u n t e d as low as m a y b e 175 and a s high as 7 0 0 — a n d this is

be held in the S c i e n c e Center Auditorium.

Issues

a lot c o n s i d e r i n g that w e h a v e

S y m p o s i u m , " F r o m A u s c h w i t z to D a r f u r : G e n o c i d e in the G l o b a l

several s e s s i o n s g o i n g on at the s a m e l i m e , " G o n z a l e s said.

D u e to a p a c k e d out r o o m and m a n y m o r e

Village" was a huge success.

" H i s t o r y , art and the c o m b i n e d p s y c h o l o g y , s o c i o l o g y and social

STAFF W R I T E R

This

year's

Critical

C I S got o f f to a n i m p r e s s i v e start with a lecture by Paul Rusesabagina.

T h e event d r e w

work

sessions

seem

to

have

attracted excellent attention this year. It varies e a c h y e a r d e p e n d i n g

Waller

was

to

people waiting outside the door, the session had t o m o v e t o the c h a p e l . O v e r a l l , this y e a r ' s CIS

seemed

to

have

on the s p e a k e r a n d the t o p i c , "

great a t t e n d a n c e , but h o w d o e s it c o m p a r e to

G o n z a l e s said. T h e " T w i s t e d Cross: W e r e the

the y e a r s past? successful CIS

c o u l d n ' t find the fact that

N a z i s C h r i s t i a n s " session by Doris B e r g e n w a s held in G r a v e s Hall.

have

THE CLOCK

we o p e n e d the Knick [for a n overflow o f 5 0 0 p e o p l e ] , " A l f r e d o

Every seat w a s t a k e n , the aisles were j a m packed, and people

T h e r e w a s a n e w addition to the

G o n z a l e s , C I S chair, said. R u s e s a b a g i n a w a s not the only

w e r e s t a n d i n g in the d o o r w a y s . The psychology/sociology/social w o r k session, " B e c o m i n g Evil:

Assistant D e a n and Director o f Student Activities a n d G r e e k L i f e

outstanding crowds. "I can only g u e s s that w e

next w e e k . A w a d will be replacing Diana B r e c l a w w h o is l e a v i n g her

h a d nearly 2 0 0 0 for the Rusesabagina Lecture,

position by Fall B r e a k .

hundreds who a seat—despite

M a r t h a Miller C e n t e r yesterday. A clock w a s placed o u t s i d e the b u i l d i n g next to the m a i n e n t r a n c e b y the rotunda.

Paul with

well attended event. Several o f the c o n c u r r e n t s e s s i o n s w e r e also packed. " M a n y o f the F o c u s

• been

Other topics "South

Africa: Apartheid Under Scrutiny," ( ' 8 7 ) , " W h a t Future is in o u r G e n e s : F r e e d o m f r o m Disease,

PHOTO COURTESY HOPE P U B U C RELATIONS

WISDOM FROM SUDAN

- Francis Bok shared his personal experience w i t h g e n o c i d e and slavery in Sudan a t t h e Sept. 2 8 CIS Keynote address.

Good Investment, Manufactured Humans?"('94),

last y e a r ' s " R a c e and H o w O r d i n a r y P e o p l e C o m m i t ^ and O p p o r t u n i t y : E c h o e s o f B r o w n v. G e n o c i d e and M a s s K i l l i n g " by

Board o f E d u c a t i o n . " C I S t a k e s m o n t h s o f w o r k and S E E

C I S ,

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NEWS

2

O C T O B E R 5, 2 0 0 5

COST OF KATRINA: HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? Kurt Pyle that to the A m e r i c a n t a x p a y e r . " D e s p i t e the e x p e n s e o f r e c o n s t r u c t i o n ,

STAFF W R U I R

A m o n t h a f t e r H u r r i c a n e Kalrina a n d its

Secretary

John

Snow

Ellis, a w a t e r r e s o u r c e s e x p e r t at T a x p a y e r s for C o m m o n S e n s e in a Sept. 2 5 interview with the W a s h i n g t o n Post. " B r a z e n d o e s n ' t

m a r s h e s , but also $ 7 5 0 million for a lock

e n s u i n g flooding d e v a s t a t e d m u c h o f N e w

U.S.

O r l e a n s , a n e w s t o r m is b r e w i n g - o v e r the

said T h u r s d a y that the W h i t e H o u s e still i n t e n d s to halve the b u d g e t deficit by 2 0 0 9 .

p r o j e c t rated a m o n g t h e top p o r k p r o j e c t s

At a j o i n t press c o n f e r e n c e with R u s s i a n

o f the C o r p s b y t a x p a y e r a d v o c a t e s . S u c h requests are s y m p t o m a t i c o f the

b e g i n t o describe it." B e y o n d the use o f f u n d s , d e b a t e has r a g e d o v e r w h a t the rebuilt G u l f , and

s c r a m b l e for federal dollars in the K a t r i n a ' s

particularly N e w

aftermath.

like.

cost o f reconstruction. A f t e r President B u s h said in a national

Treasury

" T h i s bill b o g g l e s t h e m i n d , " said Steve

T h e r e q u e s t c o n t a i n s a $ 1 4 billion e c o s y s t e m restoration o f vital coastal

a d d r e s s f r o m N e w O r l e a n s o n Sept. 15 that federal f u n d s " w i l l c o v e r the great

P r e s i d e n t V l a d i m i r Put in on Sept. 16,

m a j o r i t y o f the c o s t s o f repairing public

as a source of funds. " [ W ] e s h o u l d n o t raise taxes. W o r k i n g

P r e s i d e n t B u s h ruled o u t increased taxes

infrastructure," Americans - Democrats and R e p u b l i c a n s a l i k e - h a v e d e b a t e d j u s t

Orleans,

should

look

p e o p l e h a v e had t o pay a tax, in e s s e n c e , b y h i g h e r gasoline prices. A n d w e d o n ' t need to b e t a k i n g m o r e m o n e y o u t o f their

h o w m u c h r e c o n s t r u c t i o n should and will cost. An initial $ 6 2 . 3 billion in r e c o n s t r u c t i o n s p e n d i n g passed in C o n g r e s s shortly a f t e r

p o c k e t , " B u s h said. B u s h instead called for restraint o n

the disaster, but this m o n e y is p r i m a r i l y

" u n n e c e s s a r y s p e n d i n g , " restraint w h i c h

for i m m e d i a t e relief. N o w f a c e d with the long-term c o s t s o f rebuilding N e w

m a n y feel has b e e n l a c k i n g in C o n g r e s s . L e a d i n g the s p e n d i n g c h a r g e h a s b e e n

O r l e a n s , b u d g e t h a w k s are w a r n i n g o f the

the L o u i s i a n a c o n g r e s s i o n a l d e l e g a t i o n ,

r e c o n s t r u c t i o n ' s i m p a c t on t h e national

w h i c h h a s a s k e d for $ 4 0 billion for A r m y C o r p s o f E n g i n e e r s p r o j e c t s into their

debt and the e c o n o m y at large. R e c e n t e s t i m a t e s h a v e put the e s t i m a t e d cost at u p w a r d s o f $ 2 0 0 billion.

for the N e w O r l e a n s Industrial C a n a l , a

$ 2 5 0 billion H u r r i c a n e Katrina Disaster Relief and E c o n o m i c R e c o v e r y A c t . T h e s u m is 10 t i m e s the annual total

This,

c o m b i n e d with b u d g e t deficit e s t i m a t e s o f

C o r p s b u d g e t a n d 16 t i m e s w h a t the C o r p s s a y s it w o u l d need to shield N e w O r l e a n s

$ 3 3 3 billion prior t o K a t r i n a , h a s led s o m e R e p u b l i c a n s t o e x p r e s s c o n c e r n s o v e r the i m p a c t o f r e c o n s t r u c t i o n on e f f o r t s t o rein

from a C a t e g o r y five h u r r i c a n e . A c c o r d i n g to an investigation b y the

in the deficit. " A t least g i v e u s s o m e i d e a " o f h o w t o p a y f o r r e c o n s t r u c t i o n , said Sen. C o n r a d

W a s h i n g t o n Post, the $ 4 0 billion r e q u e s t w a s b a s e d on s u g g e s t i o n s f r o m a " w o r k i n g

B u m s ( R - M o n t . ) , in a n i n t e r v i e w with the

g r o u p " c o m p o s e d p r i m a r i l y o f lobbyists

W a s h i n g t o n Post o n Sept. 21. " W e o w e

for s h i p p i n g and e n e r g y c o m p a n i e s .

WASHED

OUT— This roadside c o m m u n i t y just outside of C a m e r o n , LA w a s once h o m e to over 3 0 0 residents. Costs of rebuilding this community and countless others like it a r e d r a w i n g national concern. 11

COURT DEBATES "UNDER GOD Evelyn Daniel

A f t e r the N i n t h Circuit C o u r t a g r e e d

FEATURES E D I T O R

Millions the nation

of schoolchildren- across have grown up with

"I w o u l d n ' t b e surprised if the Circuit C o u r t or S u p r e m e C o u r t took the

Court. T h e court took a n a r r o w interpretation o f the case, d i s m i s s i n g it o n the g r o u n d s

appeal,"

with

that N e w d o w did not h a v e c u s t o d y o f the

a r u l i n g b y a federal court last w e e k ,

d a u g h t e r on w h o s e b e h a l f he filed the suit.

C i r c u i t C o u r t took the c a s e t w o y e a r s ago, and m i g h t very well take it a g a i n . "

" O n e nation, u n d e r G o d . . For many elementary schools

eastern

California,

in c o m p l i a n c e

t h e P l e d g e o f A l l e g i a n c e will n o long e r be a part o f t h e m o r n i n g routine.

said

Dr.

James

Zoetewey

of

the Political S c i e n c e D e p a r t m e n t . " T h e

T h i s year, r e p r e s e n t i n g o t h e r p a r e n t s

A s it stands, K a r l t o n ' s decision a p p l i e s

and their children within the school district, N e w d o w has filed the c a s e again. J u d g e

only the s c h o o l s w i t h i n his district. I f t h e c a s e

Lawrence

K a r l t o n cited the prior d e c i s i o n o f t h e N i n t h

is a p p e a l e d and r e a c h e s the N i n t h Circuit, the resulting decision w o u l d a p p l y t o t h e

K a r l t o n , revisits an issue that m a d e its

C i r c u i t C o u r t a s p r e c e d e n t to a g a i n rule the

n i n e states within that c o u r t ' s j u r i s d i c t i o n ;

w a y to the U.S. S u p r e m e C o u r t in 2 0 0 2 . In t h e p r e v i o u s case, atheist M i c h a e l

P l e d g e unconstitutional in public s c h o o l s .

if it ultimately r e a c h e s the S u p r e m e C o u r t ,

The phrase "under G o d " was added

it will hold for the entire nation. T h e consti-

N e w d o w c l a i m e d that the P l e d g e , w h i c h his d a u g h t e r w a s f o r c e d to listen to e a c h

to the P l e d g e o f A l l e g i a n c e by C o n g r e s sional legislation in 1954, a s part o f a

tutionality of " u n d e r G o d " in the P l e d g e has not yet b e e n e x a m i n e d b y the high court.

morning

elementary

m o v e m e n t to contrast the United States

The

Amendment

as m u c h a s p o s s i b l e w i t h C o m m u n i s t na-

creasingly

rights. T h a t a state-run e m p l o y e e w a s l e a d i n g a state-run school in a ritual p r o -

tions. K a r l t o n did n o t rule t h e legisla-

over the role religion should play or has b e e n p l a y i n g in g o v e r n m e n t .

The fore

most District

school,

GRACE- The pledge of a l l e g i a n c e has b e e n ruled unconstitutional In parts of California. The pledge has b e e n recited in schools since 1 8 9 2 a l t h o u g h t h e phrase "under God" w a s not added until 1 9 5 4 .

al, the c a s e w a s a p p e a l e d t o the S u p r e m e

to h a v e the c a s e o v e r t u r n e d on a p p e a l .

." in

it.

AMAZING

with N e w d o w that t h e use o f the P l e d g e in public s c h o o l s w a s indeed u n c o n s t i t u t i o n -

Justice D e p a r t m e n t , h a v e j o i n e d the fight

in

recent

case,

Court

her

violated

brought

Judge

California her

First

be-

c l a i m i n g the e x i s t e n c e o f G o d , N e w d o w argued in the case, w a s clearly a g o v e r n ment

endorsement

of

religious

views.

tion itself u n c o n s t i t u t i o n a l , as citizens c o u l d still u s e " u n d e r G o d " privately. Several

groups,

including

Pledge case

is part of the

controversial

in-

debate

" O n o n e side, t h e r e is the v i e w that the

religious

PLEDGE,

SEF

rights g r o u p T h e Becket F u n d and the U.S.

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CAMPUS REMAINS MINDFUL OF WAR IN IRAQ Chris Lewis STAFF W R I T E R

N i n e h u n d r e d and thirty-two d a y s h a v e passed since the U.S. military entered Iraq on M a r c h 31,2003. Since then m o r e than 1,930 A m e r i c a n s o l d i e r s h a v e lost their lives. T h i s is an a v e r a g e o f o v e r

w a r w a r n i n g o f the d a n g e r s a n d

m a s s i v e tax cuts for millionaires

t r y i n g to s t o p it," T o p p e n said.

as the n u m b e r o f A m e r i c a n s living in p o v e r t y rises," T o p p e n said. T o p p e n a d d e d that h e is still

"It would be nice if it came to a conclusion

in the near future,

however" - Nicholas Burkhart ('09)

forefront

of

Hope

College's

m i n d . Dr. Joel T o p p e n , H o p e p r o f e s s o r a n d a d v i s o r for the H o p e D e m o c r a t s talked a b o u t his a c t i v i s m t o w a r d s the w a r at that time. T o p p e n began protesting the w a r " t w o or three t i m e s a w e e k in the m o n t h s b e f o r e t h e w a r . " "The Hope Democrats

and

other students w e r e very active o n this c a m p u s in the r u n - u p t o the

has

been

consistent,"

H o l m e s said. "Iraq has b e e n c a u s i n g a lot o f d i f f i c u l t y o n the global stage. Iraq w a s not

u n s u r e w h y t h e United States w e n t t o w a r with Iraq in the first

c o o p e r a t i n g with the international c o m m u n i t y . T h e w o r l d is better

place. "Originally

o f f with S a d a a m o u t o f p o w e r . " B u s h told

us

it

"Saddam

was

supporting

w a s b e c a u s e w e c o u l d n ' t let the w o r l d ' s w o r s t r e g i m e s get hold

international terrorism. If a person threatens the interests o f the

W h i l e y e a r s h a v e passed since

of the w o r l d ' s m o s t d a n g e r o u s

United States a n d will not s u b m i t

the b e g i n n i n g o f the Iraqi War, T o p p e n said he still d o e s not

w e a p o n s . Well, as it turns out,

to international c o m m u n i t y a n d violate h u m a n rights, j u s t i c e m u s t

a p p r o v e o f the w a r a n d is not

Hope

t w o A m e r i c a n lives e v e r y day. In 2003, America's i n v o l v e m e n t in Iraq w a s on t h e

He

satisfied with P r e s i d e n t B u s h ' s performance. "To u n d e r s t a n d

the j o b

the

President has d o n e w e need t o look first at the U.S. f o r e i g n policy disaster in Iraq, but also to the p i l i n g u p of m a s s i v e debt future generations while giving

Iraq n e v e r had t h e m . " Dr. Jack Holmes,

p r o f e s s o r and a d v i s o r for the H o p e R e p u b l i c a n s , had d i f f e r i n g v i e w s on than T o p p e n . " T h e President h a s m a d e the right d e c i s i o n s o n the issues o f the war. H e has w o r k e d hard t o r e s p o n d to the c h a l l e n g e s o f Sept. 11.

be s e r v e d , " H o l m e s said. A l a n a S a b e n e ( ' 0 6 ) is also a Republican.

"The

Iraq

people

still need o u r help, b e c a u s e they are not all r e f u s i n g it. A lot o f Iraqis are attacking our soldiers, but at the s a m e t i m e m o s t are still a c c e p t i n g o u r help. A s l o n g a s the Iraqis are still accepting o u r help,

w e s h o u l d stay," said Sabene. " O b v i o u s l y a h u m a n life is not w o r t h w a s t i n g , but if the soldiers b e l i e v e in a cause e n o u g h then it is their c h o i c e , w h e t h e r or not t o risk their l i f e . "

"The Iraqi people still need our help, because they are not all refusing it." — Alan S a b e n e ( ' 0 6 )

N i c h o l a s Burkhart ( ' 0 9 ) is an I n d e p e n d e n t d i s a p p r o v i n g o f war. " S a d d a m Hussein w a s d o i n g bad things and there w a s definitely justification for going to the w a r , " said B u r k h a r t . "It w o u l d be nice if it c a m e to a c o n c l u s i o n in the near future, h o w e v e r . "


ARTS

3

OCTOBER 5 . 2 0 0 5

T H I S W E E K IN A R T Wednesday

Oct. 5

Entertainment @ the Kletz Rob Kenargy, 9 - 1 1 p.m. Ice cream social for Diana Breclaw, 8-10 p.m.

Can Hope endure?

9 p.m. Wichers Auditorium

Thursday Oct. 6 Music Departmental Concert 7:30 p.m. Dimnent Chapel

Collage Concert 7:30 p.m. Dimnent. Various ensembles and soloists.

Women's Nykerk Rally 9 p.m. Phelps

On Golden Pond Friday

Oct. 7

graces DePree elevator

role in c h u r c h - a f f i l i a t e d

torical C a s e S t u d y in Christian Higher Education." T h e p r i m a r y aim o f the b o o k

gallery

Happy Hour & The Mesa County Fair. 9 p.m. $ 2

Saturday

is t o e x a m i n e h o w H o p e C o l l e g e ,

STAFF W R I T E R

A lecture c o n c e r n i n g t h e f u t u r e

a m o n g other church-affiliated colleges, has b e e n struggling t o

o f H o p e C o l l e g e ' s religious c o n -

m a i n t a i n its religious f o u n d a t i o n s

n e c t i o n s w a s held T h u r s d a y , Sept. 19 at the M a a s A u d i t o r i u m enti-

by a t t e m p t i n g to f o r m a m i d d l e w a y b e t w e e n total secularization

tled, " H o w S t e a d f a s t an A n c h o r ? :

and w i t h d r a w a l f r o m A m e r i c a n

The Effect of American Culture

a n d a c a d e m i c culture. While many colleges

A . C . Van R a a l t e Institute and the

Simon, professor of psychology

Oct. 8

Holland Symphony Orchestra

at H o p e , and J a m e s K e n n e d y , a f o r m e r associate p r o f e s s o r o f history at H o p e , w a s held p r i m a r i l y

"Classics I - First Hearings." Jean Varlneau, conductor. Andrew Le. piano. Performing Arts Center. West Ottawa HS. 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Jeremiah Vipond

C r o s s R o a d s Project. T h e lecture, g i v e n by C a r o l i n e

Music at Lemonjello's

to a d d r e s s topics laid o u t in their

Oct. 1 2

Spatha-Two Guitars Entertainment @ the Kletz

" h e p c a t s ? " Y o u get the S w i n g D a n c e C l u b ' s first e v e n t o f the y e a r in S n o w A u d i t o r i u m , Friday,

COLLAGE CONCERT T h e d e p a r t m e n t o f m u s i c will hold a C o l l a g e C o n c e r t T h u r s d a y , O c t . 6 at 7 : 3 0 p.m. in D i m n e n t Chapel. Various e n s e m b l e s , choirs, t h e and

soloists

will

perform.

Sept. 16. With r e c o r d a t t e n d a n c e . S w i n g C l u b j u m p e d and j i v e d into their fifth s e a s o n . J e s s S c h m i d t ( ' 0 6 ) , S w i n g p r e s i d e n t , is a n x i o u s for their next e v e n t , p l a n n e d f o r O c t . 18. T h e event, o r g a n i z e d t h r o u g h S A C ' s Super Something Every

BALLET, HOMECOMING TICKETS ON SALE Homecoming

and

T u e s d a y at T h e Kletz, is g o i n g to t e a c h students the basic s t e p s t h a t

James

S e w e l l Ballet tickets are o n sale. H o m e c o m i n g tickets are $7 at t h e S U D and can also b e p u r c h a s e d the night o f t h e d a n c e at the d o o r Ballet tickets are available at t h e theatre box o f f i c e in DeWitt. T h e y a r e S5 f o r students.

S c u l p t u r e T w o and T h r e e students, is o n display for the next f e w w e e k s in the e l e v a t o r gallery

EDUCATION

their P H O T O BY M I R I A H L A W R E N C E

S i m o n and Kennedy's book Is available a t t h e Hope-Geneva bookstore.

about

that it m a n a g e d t o k e e p , " K e n n e d y said.

plex a n d o p e n identity, but still has a definite religious identity

SEE

d a n c e r s learned at the last e v e n t .

is o u r g o a l , " S c h m i d t said. S w i n g C l u b w a s established

HOPE,

PAGE

4

P r i d m o r e g o t t o g e t h e r t o celebrate s w i n g . S c h m i d t , c u r r e n t president,

ception o p e n e d the exhibit M o n day, O c t . 3. T h e s c u l p t u r e is a f u l l y f u n c tioning yet f u l l y d i s e m b o w e l e d H a m m o n d L 2 1 2 organ. "I f o u n d it sitting o n the side o f the r o a d , " M a y e r said. T h r e e organ k e y b o a r d s , a ped-

by a p r o f e s s i o n a l s w i n g teacher. D a n c e r s are still desired for the

and strung together with o r g a n wire. T h e stops are in w o r k i n g

Homecoming

c o n d i t i o n a n d all t h e k e y b o a r d s

yourself. "That's

m a n y e a r a n d is c o m m i t t e d to

A re-

large pieces o f s p e a k e r are h u n g or m o u n t e d in the gallery s p a c e

parade,

and

in-

is a b o u t b e i n g free and e n j o y i n g

has b e e n i n v o l v e d s i n c e h e r fresh-

at the D e P r e e A r t Center.

al lair, a r h y t h m unit and several

d e p t h e x p e r i e n c e is not required. Schmidt says swing dancing

in 2 0 0 1 w h e n Ed P e r e z and D a v e

r e s p o n d t o touch. T h e o r g a n f o u n d itself trans* f o r m e d f r o m w a y s i d e trash to a m o n t h - l o n g p r o j e c t inspired b y the

what

1 love

about

k e e p i n g the tradition alive. T h e l e s s o n s o n O c t . 18 will b e

s w i n g , " she said. " I f y o u ' r e with

c a t a s t r o p h e that struck the G u l f C o a s t this past m o n t h . W h i l e t h e

someone who knows what they're

p r o j e c t d i d n ' t start o f f a b o u t the

beneficial t o a n y o n e interested in

d o i n g , y o u can d a n c e all n i g h t . " N e x t y e a r the S w i n g L e a d e r -

hurricane, M a y e r a d m i t t e d that it w a s "kind o f a revelation for u s . "

s h i p b o a r d is g o i n g t o b e u n d e r n e w leadership a s the m a j o r i t y o f

" T h e r e ' s a lot o f m e t a p h o r s with this project. [We w e r e

its e x e c u t i v e b o a r d will b e g r a d u -

definitely i n f l u e n c e d by] seeing

t h e u p c o m i n g S w i n g C l u b Party on O c t . 28. A w a r d s will be g i v e n out for the best c o s t u m e s and for a f e w other c a t e g o r i e s a s well. O t h e r p o s s i b l e activities

the y e a r include a s p i n s and stunts

ating. A n y o n e interested in leade r s h i p is e n c o u r a g e d t o c o n t a c t

clinic and p e r h a p s a lesson t a u g h t

t h e m at a n y S w i n g event.

for

Theatre prof brings Shakespeare to inmates Nicholas Engel

on s y s t e m .

A R T S EDITOR

t h r o u g h n i n e m o n t h s o f rehearsal s a n d p e r f o r -

M a n y artists will agree that art t r a n s c e n d s borders. B u t f o r M i c h e l l e B o m b e , director o f theatre, that belief t a k e s o n a w h o l e n e w meaning.

Hope piano professor Andrew perform

Beethoven's

C o n c e r t o N o . 5 with guest c o n d u c t o r Joan Varineau and the

"Thisjilm

will challenge jour

forgiveness,

redemption,

views about

and the power ojart

to heal." — M i c h e l l e B o m b e , d i r e c t o r of t h e a t r e

H o l l a n d S y m p h o n y O r c h e s t r a on Saturday, O c t . 8, at 7 : 3 0 p . m . at the West O t t a w a P e r f o r m i n g Arts Center. The

IN CHRISTIAN

H o p e is that it h a s this m o r e c o m -

HSO FEATURES HOPE PROF will

CASE STUDY

na-

ulty a n d s t u d e n t s , H o p e C o l l e g e interesting

O R G A N O M A L Y , an interactive sculpture c r a f t e d b y M a y e r ' s

A HISTORICAL

HiCHeR

religious r o o t s in an attempt to increase diversity a m o n g facstands out. "What's

Bill M a y e r , p r o f e s s o r o f art, has t a k e n the p h r a s e " s t r u n g o u t " to a w h o l e n e w level.

S E E

CHAOS,

6

PAGE

Jazz pianist dazzles Wichers

T h e film f o l l o w s this c o m p a n y Nicholas Engel A R T S EDITOR

for $10.

Le

abandoning

A R T S EDITGR

ENDURE?

"[To be] fun and spontaneous

W h a t h a p p e n s w h e n you mix m u s i c , a Friday night, and 7 5

Nixon Omoilo/Utsab Khadka. 9-10 p.m. Ashley DeHudy/Peter Nyberg, 1 0 - 1 1 p.m.

are

Nicholas Engel

1 AN^ ' £H O P E

Swing club jives through Friday nights STAFF W R I T E R

Symphonette

tionwide

Erika English

7:30 p.m. Wichers Auditorium

Interactive organ sculpture

GMTOUNI J.SIMON

b o o k ^ C a n H o p e E n d u r e ? A His-

o n H o p e C o l l e g e ' s Christian M i s s i o n . " It w a s c o - s p o n s o r e d b y the

Oct &S. 8 p.m. Holland CMc Theater

AND

Book explores religion's colleges

Men's Nykerk Rally

ORGANOMALY!

JAWISCKCNNCDV

Beethoven's

also

Symphony

lives o f prison inmates. " T h e m e n e n c o u n t e r a s e n s e o f family t h e y h a v e n e v e r k n o w n , and s o m e e x p e r i e n c e a s e n s e o f a c c o m p l i s h m e n t for the very first t i m e , " B o m b e said. " T h i s film will c h a l l e n g e your views about forgiveness, redemption, and t h e p o w e r o f art t o h e a l . " M i c h e l l e B o m b e has w o r k e d w i t h the S B B p r o g r a m for s e v e n years.

"Shakespeare Behind Bars," eight-time film festival winner, d o c u m e n t s the o n l y allm a l e S h a k e s p e a r e c o m p a n y in t h e U.S. pris-

program

m a n c e s . But the film's real goal is t o reveal the w a y a theatre p r o d u c t i o n can c h a n g e the

S E E

BARS,

PAGE

1

features No.

2

and " M a d e in A m e r i c a , " a n e w c o m p o s i t i o n b y Joan Tower. Le, V i e t n a m e s e b y birth, esc a p e d c o m m u n i s t - c o n t r o l l e d Viet-

T h e spirit o f N e w O r l e a n s is flourishing at H o p e , t h r o u g h the e f f o r t s o f the jazz department. R e n o w n e d j a z z artists and c o m p o s ers Fred H e r s c h and T o m K n i f i c visited N y k e r k last M o n d a y . H e r s c h a n d Knific t a u g h t a master class b e f o r e giving a perf o r m a n c e to a p a c k e d W i c h e r s A u d i t o rium at 7 : 3 0 p.m. H e r s c h o p e n e d with a piece b y Gers h w i n . He sat at the e d g e o f the b e n c h , h u n c h e d over the k e y s like he w a n t e d t h e a u d i e n c e to k n o w that w h a t h e ' s d o i n g is, right now, the m o s t important thing in the w o r l d . Yet his m a n n e r w a s s o u n a s s u m ing that one c o u l d n ' t h e l p but trust in his sincerity. The second song was a Hersch com-

SHAKESPEARE

position c o m b i n i n g a folk tune, " B l a c k is

n a m w h e n he w a s six m o n t h s old. He and his g r a n d p a r e n t s settled in

the C o l o r o f m y T r u e L o v e ' s Hair," with a t h e m e from the Stanley K u b r i c k film

G r a n d Rapids. Le w e n t on to study p i a n o and violin, taking piano lessons f r o m

" S p a r t a c u s . " H e r s c h s e e m e d enthralled with folk tunes and t h e i r potential for i m p r o v i s a t i o n — e v e n for n o n - j a z z musi-

his g r a n d m o t h e r , H e i n Le. A n d r e w Le later e a r n e d d e g r e e s in

cians. " A simple, diatonic folk s o n g is fun to i m p r o v i s e on. You d o n ' t h a v e to learn 15

p i a n o p e r f o r m a n c e at the University o f M i c h i g a n and the Julliard School of Music.

His a c c o m -

p l i s h m e n t s i n c l u d e w i n n i n g both the 1994 Piano C o n c e r t o C o m -

different C h a r l i e Parker charts to be able to i m p r o v i s e , " H e r s c h said. " I m p r o v i s a -

BEHIND B A R S

tion d o e s n ' t have to s o u n d like this j a z z stuff." His third piece, " E n d l e s s S t a r s , " an-

petition in G r a n d R a p i d s and the Hilton H e a d International P i a n o

other original c o m p o s i t i o n , w a s inspired d u r i n g a night d u r i n g his residency at the

C o m p e t i t i o n . He also g a v e a s o l o piano p e r f o r m a n c e in the Weill Recital Hall in C a r n e g i e Hall. Call (616) 4 9 4 - 0 2 5 6 f o r ticket information.

M a c D o w e l l C o l o n y , a colony created to P H O T O COURTESY ' S H A K E S P E A R E B E H I N D B A R S '

BREAKING BARS — Program

director Curt L. T o f t e i a n d ( l e f t ) seen c o a c h i n g t h e I n m a t e actor, S a m m l e (right), during t h e filming of " S h a k e s p e a r e Behind Bars."

S£F

PIANO,

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6


NEWS

4

OCTOBER 5. 2 0 0 5

STUDENTS DAMAGE MARTHA MILLER CENTER illegal

Erin L'Hotta EOUOR-IN-CHIEF

A d m i n i s t r a t i o n is c o n s i d e r i n g c l o s i n g the M a r t h a M i l l e r C e n t e r a t

O n t h e w e e k e n d o f Sept. 2 4 damaged

contest".

building

Currently, A d m i n i s t r a t i o n has

to p r o v i d e s p a c e s for s t u d e n t s

o f the

over

to study and interact. H o w e v e r ,

d e c i d e d not to limit access t o the M a r t h a Miller Center. C a m p u s

spilling dirt on t h e n e w carpet. M a n y plants w e r e d a m a g e d .

w e are d e e p l y t r o u b l e d by incidents in w h i c h the facility is

room

was

tipped

We d e s i g n e d

this

c o n t i n u e , w e will not p r o v i d e a c c e s s at night to this b u i l d i n g

o f 3 2 0 card s w i p e s w e r e noted after m i d n i g h t . Last night after

and

that

would

be

a

shame.

O n a d r y e r a s e b o a r d w a s the

sadly we h a v e s o m e s t u d e n t s w h o d o n ' t s e e m to respect c o m m u n i t y

inscription

is t r o u b l e d b y t h e s e

resources,"

"really

MARTHA, 22

"foof

dangerous

FROM

marked

up

the

incidents.

said

of

the

region

regarding

polio

eradication

o f t h e global

Boelkins.

M i d d l e East P a r t n e r s h i p Initiative. He w a s a p p o i n t e d

is a native o f H o l l a n d , recently s t a t i o n e d in Iraq.

b y A d m i n i s t r a t o r L. Paul B r e m e r t o begin his t o u r d u t y in B a g h d a d in M a y 2 0 0 3 . In his c a p a c i t y a s

Etterbeek is the B r i g a d e C h a p l a i n for over 6 , 0 0 0 Medical B r i g a d e , the largest He c o n d u c t e d o v e r 2 0 0

A u t h o r i t y ( C P A ) , Scott h e l p e d t o g u i d e the political

engagements

diplomacy

Iraqi

transition and initiate a w i d e array o f d e m o c r a c y

clerics, c o o r d i n a t e d o v e r 3.2 million dollars in reconstruction projects, and s p e a r h e a d e d O p e r a t i o n

initiatives d u r i n g the w h o l e o f C P A ' s existence. H e also w o r k e d o n N A F T A for the International T r a d e

C r a y o n w h i c h distributed school s u p p l i e s t o over

A g e n c y (ITA), w h e r e his f o c u s w a s i m p l e m e n t a t i o n

2 6 , 0 0 0 c h ild r e n Iraqi. T h e k e y n o t e a d d r e s s for the e v e n t

issues related to financial services.

" T h e r e and

HOPE,

spiritual

with

is called

Back Again: Globalization and

FROM

3

PAGE

the

:

c o n t r i b u t e d to this p e r s e v e r a n c e . O n e o f t h e s e factors, K e n n e d y n o t e s , is the c o n tinual p r e s e n c e o f Dutch R e f o n n e d c h u r c h e s in the

w e r e interested in increasing a c a d e m i c luster and eng a g i n g in the a c t i v e A m e r i c a n life w h i l e n o t secular-

H o l l a n d area. "It m a d e a d i f f e r e n c e . . . . T h e y h e l p e d p e r s e v e r e and k e e p H o p e ' s traditional identity safe." R e l i g i o u s c o n v i c t i o n s o f faculty m e m b e r s also matter a c c o r d i n g t o K e n n e d y and S i m o n .

In the

139 y e a r s o f H o p e ' s existence, faculty hiring has m o v e d f r o m a p r e d o m i n a n t l y Protestant m i n d s e t , one in w h i c h all f a c u l t y m e m b e r s are r e q u i r e d to be R e f o r m e d or Protestant, to m o r e o f an e c u m e n i c a l m i n d s e t , one in which f a c u l t y with s t r o n g o r t h o d o x e v a n g e l i c a l b e l i e f s are d e s i r a b l e , but n o t necessarily

izing the c o l l e g e ; a n d P r e s i d e n t s like V a n W y l e n , Jac o b s o n , and B u l t m a n felt (and f e e l ) that the Christian identity o f H o p e n e e d s to b e

reasserted or " s h o r e d -

up." S i m o n a n d K e n n e d y also trace, a s i m p o r t a n t c o n tian m i s s i o n , the rapid d e c l i n e o f t h e R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a ( R C A ) r e p r e s e n t a t i o n a m o n g s t u d e n t s ,

with e a c h other: the c o l l e g e ' s affiliation with the R e -

a d d r e s s e d in their b o o k .

f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a , the influence o f e v a n gelicalism a m o n g s t u d e n t s , and the p r o g r e s s i v e n e s s of ecumenism which emphasizes religious tolerance W h e n o n e o f t h e s e traditions b e c o m e s

u n b a l a n c e d , p r o b l e m s o c c u r a m o n g m e m b e r s o f the c o l l e g e faculty a n d staff. "It w a s really in l o o k i n g at the e a r l j e r history o f

i m p o r t a n c e o f the c o l l e g e ' s c h a p l a i n s in the religious life o f students, the i m p o r t a n c e o f b e n e f a c t o r s t o the

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identity q u e s t i o n s in a c o n s t r u c t i v e w a y - a s a lesson

f r o m its b e g i n n i n g , has a l w a y s b e e n m a n a g i n g a cer-

that o t h e r s places might w a n t t o take a d v a n t a g e o f . "

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a c a d e m i c direction o f the college, and much m o r e is

for

study

tributing factors to the p e r s e v e r a n c e o f H o p e ' s C h r i s -

to k e e p t h r e e l o n g - s t a n d i n g traditions in b a l a n c e

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to b e a Christian m a n o r w o m a n . A l s o the increased

s t u d e n t s and

b e a u t i f u l resource for y e a r s to c o m e a n d will r em ai n a c c e s s i b l e

Christian roots. P r e s i d e n t s like W i c h e r s and L u b b e r s

required. A f t e r l o o k i n g at the h i s t o r y o f H o p e C o l l e g e , Sim o n and K e n n e d y assert t h a t H o p e h a s a l w a y s tried

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lab w a s filled with c o m m o t i o n and c o n v e r s a t i o n . B e c a u s e of M a r t h a

his t h e m e at 1:30 p.m. M a a s A u d i t o r i u m .

In their b o o k , S i m o n and K e n n e d y e x p l o r e the history o f H o p e C o l l e g e , l o o k i n g at w h a t f a c t o r s

C I S ,

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Boelkins. " P r o v i d i n g security and protecting r e s o u r c e s is e v e r y o n e ' s responsibility. If w e w o r k together

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tain set o f t e n s i o n s , " S i m o n s a i d . s K e n n e d y also e x p l o r e d the role o f the c u r r e n t p r e s -

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use. All w e ask is t h a t l h e facilities b e treated with r e s p e c t , " said

Director o f G o v e r n a n c e for the Coalition Provisional

b r i g a d e in the U.S. A r m y . of

were

" W e h a v e p r o v i d e d the students with an exceptional b u i l d i n g with very intentional s p a c e s for student

S t r a n g e C a r e e r of a H o p e G r a d " by Scott C a r p e n t e r ( ' 8 7 ) . C a r p e n t e r j o i n e d the N e a r East A f f a i r s B u r e a u

Etterbeek ( ' 8 6 )

s o l d i e r s o f the 32

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s t u d e n t s in the c o m p u t e r lab. T h e

on A u g u s t 2 0 0 4 . He is r e s p o n s i b l e for o v e r s e e i n g the

strategies. A r m y C h a p l a i n ( M a j o r ) Jon

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midnight

a c c e s s at this t i m e , although the b u i l d i n g will be u n d e r 2 4 / 7 w a t c h .

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chairs.

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incident w a s reported. C a m p u s S a f e t y noted that s t u d e n t s took

freshly

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carefully

being a b u s e d . If t h e s e b e h a v i o r s

cleaned and s e a l e d floors. Provost B o e l k i n s said that he

flipping

has

the traffic within the b u i l d i n g a f t e r hours. Last w e e k a total

ago

Frankly, I am d i s g u s t e d to e v e n h a v e to ask for this t o be d o n e , but

the s e c o n d floor rotunda. C a m p u s S a f e t y reported that s t u d e n t s w e r e

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another

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chairs from classrooms and r a c e d d o w n the hallway. T h i s

furniture on

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night d u e to s t u d e n t s d a m a g i n g the newly designed interiorafterhours. students

foof-jumping

f o l l o w i n g year.

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1

receive t o n s of r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s . In o r d e r to m a k e s e n s e o f t h e m . I put t h e m in c a t e g o r i e s or t h e m e s just t o

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m a n a g e the r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s a n d t o see if t h e r e is a pattern in w h a t is being r e c o m m e n d e d , " G o n z a l e s said. In order t o d e c i d e on the best t h e m e , G o n z a l e s says the C I S c o m m i t t e e m u s t ask t h e m s e l v e s , " H o w is this one o f the m o s t critical issues o f o u r t i m e ?

Will it be a

critical issue a y e a r f r o m n o w ? " Email Alfredo Gonzales

at

gonzales@hope.edu to nominate C I S topic ideas for next year.

OCT 7 5 t h at 7pm OCT 76th at 8pm KNICKERBOCKER FREE For Hope College Students . OCT 7 7th at 8pm in the Auditorium of the Martha Miller Center Panel Discussion with Filmmakers Oct 1 7th at 4:30 Martha Miller Center


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Ghosts and Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My! C r a n e O r c h a r d H a u n t e d C o r n M a z e is a 15-acre, outdoor

Courtenay Roberts

c o m m a z e located a b o u t half an h o u r f r o m c a m p u s .

STAFF W R I T E R

L o c a t i o n : 6 0 5 4 124th Ave., Fennville, MI

Fall is in the air a n d that m e a n s H a l l o w e e n is q u i c k l y a p

Admission: $12 D a t e s : Oct. 8, 14-15, 20- 2 2 , and 2 7 - 2 9

p r o a c h i n g . T h e city o f H o l l a n d has p l a n n e d m a n y family oriented events a i m e d at p r o v i d i n g s a f e e n v i r o n m e n t s

H o u r s : D a r k - 1 0 p.m. Website: www.craneorchards.com/maze.htm

f o r k i d s to h a v e s o m e g o o d o l d - f a s h i o n e d f u n . O n O c t . 18 f r o m 6 : 3 0 - 8 p.m. W i n d m i l l Island is h o s t i n g a p u m p k i n c a r v i n g festival that is s p o n s o r e d

T h e H a u n t e d Hall is an indoor haunted house

b y H o l l a n d Hospital. T h e e v e n t will include a c o s -

located about half an hour f r o m c a m p u s . Pro-

t u m e contest, trick-or-treating tips f r o m t h e H o l l a n d P o l i c e D e p a r t m e n t , a s well as a H a l l o w e e n story b y

c e e d s support local y o u t h d e v e l o p m e n t g r o u p s , including Big Brother and Big Sister p r o g r a m s

W i n d m i l l I s l a n d ' s o w n storyteller. O n O c t . 2 1 , 2 2 , 2 8 ,

s c o u t i n g o r g a n i z a t i o n s , a n d t h e A m e r i c a n Red Cross. L o c a t i o n : C o m e r of J a c k s o n and Griffin Rds., G r a n d

2 9 W i n d m i l l Island will t r a n s f o r m into " W i n d m i l l H o l l o w " with trick-or-treating, w a g o n rides, a h a u n t e d w i n d -

H a v e n , MI

mill a n d m o r e . T h e area also f e a t u r e s a n u m b e r o f h a u n t e d h o u s e s

Admission: $6.50 D a t e s : O c t . 14-15, 21- 22, a n d 2 4 - 2 9 H o u r s : 6 - 9 p . m . w e e k d a y s , 6-11 p.m. w e e k e n d s

a n d other h a l l o w e e n h a p p e n i n g s :

Website: www.hauntedhall.com

T h e H a u n t is an indoor, w a l k - t h r o u g h h a u n t e d house about a half h o u r drive f r o m c a m p u s . Features i n c l u d e live, ' T h r i l l e r - s t y l e " entertainm e n t w h i l e you wait t o enter a n d a u n i q u e

4i

T h e F o r e s t o f F e a r is set on an o u t d o o r f o o t p a t h that leads visitors-

4 - D " section (glasses provided).

T h e H a u n t f e a t u r e s a g i f t s h o p with T-shirts, hats, h o o d i e s , a n d other gear. T h e

t h r o u g h ten acres o f forest and s w a m p a p p r o x i m a t e l y 4 0 m i n u t e s f r o m c a m -

h a u n t e d h o u s e is f u l l y w h e e l c h a i r accessible.

p u s . Call (616) 6 3 3 - 6 1 1 8 to c h e c k for c a n c e l l a t i o n s d u e to w e a t h e r

L o c a t i o n : 2 0 7 0 W a l d o r f , Walker, MI A d m i s s i o n : $ 1 5 , or $ 1 8 f o r V I P tickets. C o u p o n s are available online.

L o c a t i o n : 8 7 5 8 Patterson, C a l e d o n i a , MI

D a t e s : O c t . 5-8. 12-15, 17-22, and 2 4 - 3 1 H o u r s : 7 - 1 0 p.m. w e e k d a y s and S u n d a y s , 7 p . m . t o 12 a.m. F r i d a y s and

D a t e s : O c t . 6 - 8 , 13-15, 2 0 - 2 2 , a n d 26-31 H o u r s : D u s k t o 11:00 T h u r s d a y s and S u n d a y s , o t h e r w i s e dusk t o 11:30

A d m i s s i o n : $ 1 2 . C o u p o n s available online

Website www.forestoffear.com

Saturdays Website: www.the-haunl.com

G R A P H I C BY D Y L A N A P I N T E R

Crane Orchards, Pie Pantry, corn maze celebrate fall traditions sell for 50 c e n t s p e r p o u n d , p l u s

Evelyn Daniel

2 5 c e n t s f o r a b a g . T h e orchard

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is o p e n f r o m 10 a.m. t o 6 p.m. daily. O n a c o o l e r day, guests can re-

H o p e s t u d e n t s will be m a k i n g their w a y to C r a n e O r c h a r d s , Pie Pantry, a n d c o m m a z e to e n j o y

lax inside C r a n e ' s Pie Pantry and e n j o y a glass o f hot or c o l d apple

G E T LOST — Crane Orchards' annual corn maze provides hours of confusing harvest fun. This year's m a z e reflects t h e M i c h i g a n - M i c h i g a n S t a t e rivalry.

tirely n e w e x p e r i e n c e . A l t h o u g h it w o u l d be i m p o s s i b l e to d e t e c t f r o m the inside, this y e a r ' s m a z e reflects the

Michigan-Michigan

ties. W h a t is n o w C r a n e O r c h a r d s

cider to g o with a w a r m slice o f

State rivalry. T h e m a z e is o p e n daily f r o m 3

a p p l e pie, h o m e m a d e bread, or

to 6 p.m. on w e e k d a y s and 12 to

h a s b e e n a part o f S o u t h w e s t M i c h i g a n s i n c e t h e late 1880s

c i d e r d o u g h n u t s . T h e Pie Pantry offers a wide selection of foods

6 p.m. o n w e e k e n d s . A d m i s s i o n is

w h e n the land w a s cleared and

for lunch and dinner, s p e c i a l i z i n g

$7 for adults. A f t e r dark, n a v i g a t i n g the c o m

cultivated b y H . H . H u t c h i n s . It

in s o u p s a n d s a n d w i c h e s . Treats

m a z e b e c o m e s m u c h m o r e dif-

took on its c u r r e n t identity w h e n B o b a n d L u e C r a n e d e c i d e d to

like the .frozen " c i d e r s i c l e , " c i d e r floats-and the hot f u d g e d o u g h n u t

ficult—and m o r e frightening. A h a u n t e d m a z e will be o p e n f r o m

o p e n a cider mill a n d later a res-

s u n d a e are seasonal favorites.

dark until 10 p.m. on O c t . 8, 14,

taurant in the early 1970s. C r a n e ' s 2 0 0 - a c r e f a r m gives

T h e restaurant is o p e n f r o m 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on w e e k d a y s and

a n o t h e r season o f a u t u m n festivi-

P H O T O COURTESEY C R A N E O R C H A R D S

layout c h a n g e s e v e r y year, so rel u m i n g visitors can e x p e c t a n en-

15, 2 0 , 2 1 , 2 2 , 2 7 , 2 8 , and 2 9 for

visitors t h e o p p o r t u n i t y t o pick

11 a.m. to 8 p . m . on w e e k e n d s

$ 1 2 p e r person. C r a n e O r c h a r d s and Pie Pantry

their o w n apples f r o m

d u r i n g October. H o u r s are short-

are located in Fennville a b o u t half

ened

an h o u r south o f H o p e ' s c a m p u s . F o r c o m p l e t e directions, visit

15 d i f -

ferent varieties, including the p o p u l a r H o n e y C r i s p , Red and G o l d e n Delicious, and M a c i n t o s h a p p l e s — a l t h o u g h all go fast and are s u b j e c t to sell out. T h e apples

from

November

through

April. In 2 0 0 2 , C r a n e O r c h a r d s a d d e d a 15-acre c o m m a z e for visitors o f all a g e s to lose t h e m s e l v e s in. T h e

their w e b s i t e

at

www.craneor-

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c o m e to an info meeting: TUES. OCT. 18. 5 PM MAASCTR. CONF.RM. WED.. OCT. 19,6 PM GVSU, ALLENDALE CAMPUS. 215 KIRKHOFF CTR. THURS.. OCT. 20.12:30 PM CALVIN COLLEGE. HIEMENGA 462


VOICES OCTOBER 5, 2 0 0 5

THE THOUGHTS THAT LIE UNDER HOPE Erin L H o t t a EOfTOR-lN-CHIEF

M y H e a d Spins D o y o u e v e r h a v e m o m e n t s w h e n y o u r head spins? 1 m e a n , literally spins. Your t h o u g h t s are r a c i n g a n d r a c i n g on a m e r r y g o - r o u n d t h a t ' s o u t o f control. W e d n e s d a y night I lay in b e d writing and w a t c h i n g the rain p o u r d o w n m y w i n d o w . I frantically filled p a g e a f t e r p a g e in m y spiral n o t e b o o k . T h e rain s m a s h e d . T h e pencil scribbled. T h e m e r r y - g o - r o u n d w o u l d n ' t stop. That W e d n e s d a y w a s n ' t like e v e r y other W e d n e s d a y .

That does it! I keep forgetting appointments! I must gel a planner. But it has to be my own style, or else I'll never use it. My planner is going to be cool... a unique individualistic statement, with glitter, and stickers, dried flowers, ying-yangs, google eyes, flags, and...

Instead o f sitting in the n e w w h e e l i e c h a i r s in m y M a r t h a M i l l e r c l a s s r o o m , I sat in a s t u f f y a u d i t o r i u m listening t o a m a n talk a b o u t g e n o c i d e . R a n d a l l B y t w e r k , the C I S k e y n o t e s p e a k e r o n " A r g u i n g for G e n o c i d e in N a z i G e r m a n y " , said s o m e t h i n g that really s h o o k m e . H e t a l k e d a b o u t anti-

CHAOS,

s e m a n t i c p r o p a g a n d a that p e r s u a d e d o r d i n a r y p e o p l e like y o u

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things m o v i n g

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t h r o u g h the

s t r u m e n t , " n o t e d Mayer. T h i s , to h i m , is fitting: the d e v a s t a t i o n a f f e c t e d N e w O r l e a n s , the historic

w a t e r or flying

t h r o u g h the air" in the m e d i a c o v e r a g e o f the hur-

c o u l d this h a p p e n ? If 1 w a s a G e r m a n a l i v e d u r i n g the 1940s I w o u l d like t o think that I h a d revolted a g a i n s t the Nazis. I

birthplace and contemporary Mecca of jazz music,

ricane, he s a i d . T h e s c u l p t u r e tries t o c a p t u r e s o m e o f that p a n -

w o u l d d e l i v e r m e r c y against this injustice. But the m o r e that

m o s t o f all. H o m e m a d e j a m b a l a y a at t h e o p e n i n g reception a d d e d t o the N e w O r l e a n s feel, and one s e g m e n t

d e m o n i u m . M a y e r a d v i s e d t o " s e e it a s a w a v e , or

I listened to B y t w e r k talk a b o u t the N a z i s ' m a n i p u l a t i o n , the m o r e I b e g a n t o slink in m y chair. His stories s c a r e d m e .

on the s u r f a c e o f t h e w a v e — r i d i n g a s t o r m s w e l l . " That it is an o r g a n is e s p e c i a l l y m e t a p h o r i c a l

Journalists, a u t h o r s , a n d c a r t o o n i s t w h o d i d n ' t a b i d e by N a z i r u l e s w e r e m u r d e r e d . O n c e the N a z i ' s had control o f the m e d i a ,

o f t h e h u r r i c a n e devastation.

PIANO

t h e y h a d the p o w e r to e m b e d N a z i p r o p a g a n d a subtly within

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This planner is turning out really beautiful and all. but I haven't spent my time on anything else.

o f t h e organ c a s i n g w a s slit to accept d o n a t i o n s t o w a r d s the o n g o i n g relief efforts.

" O r g a n is a j a z z in-

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e v e r y d a y society. A s p a r e n t s read C h i l d r e n s ' b o o k s to their

n u r t u r e and p r o v i d e a s e m i n a l e n v i r o n m e n t f o r

self. U n i t y reigns: all is m a d e right in the l a n d s c a p e

kids, p a g e s s h o w e d illustrations p o r t r a y i n g J e w s a s ugly m e n . A s n e i g h b o r s flipped t h r o u g h m a g a z i n e s at the d e n t i s t s ' o f f i c e , a

artistic c r e a t i o n . H e r s c h ' s inspiration c a m e f r o m a g l a n c e at the stars d u r i n g a night w a l k t h r o u g h the

and in the w o r l d . S o n g s b y D u k e Ellington and T h e l o n i u s M o n k

p h o t o o f a n evil l o o k i n g J e w i s h w o m a n w a s on p a g e five. A s y o u d r a n k y o u r m o r n i n g c o f f e e , the daily n e w s p a p e r had c o m i c strips

woods. "It w a s like b e i n g in a p l a n e t a r i u m — s o clear

b r o u g h t his s o l o p i a n o w o r k t o a close. B u t T o m

m a k i n g fun o f J e w s p o i s o n i n g the nation. N o one c o n s c i o u s l y

and c r i s p , " h e said. " S o I w e n t b a c k and w r o t e this

noticed w h a t w a s b e i n g done. G r a d u a l l y , the N a z i s i n c r e a s e d

s o n g rather q u i c k l y . " A f t e r this quiet revelation, H e r s c h a g a i n sits

some duo performance work. T h e i r first collaborative s o n g , " B a r b a r a A l l e n , "

the intensity of their m e s s a g e s . O r d i n a r y p e o p l e like you a n d m e involuntarily e m b e d d e d a n t i - s e m a n t i c c o n c e p t s w i t h i n their

d o w n to play.

Knific, s o l o - r e c o r d e d j a z z bassist, c a m e in to d o

w o r l d view. W h e n the N a z i s told t h e p e o p l e that t h e J e w s w e r e

this p e r f o r m a n c e sparkle. H e ' s created t h r o u g h im-

p l a n n i n g to destroy t h e nation, they b e l i e v e d e v e r y w o r d . In

p e c c a b l e t e c h n i q u e an aural, interstellar l a n d s c a p e :

fact, they w a n t e d to d e s t r o y the J e w s b e f o r e they d e s t r o y e d

an E n g l i s h folk tune, s h o w c a s e d K n i f i c ' s o u t s t a n d ing control o f the u p p e r r a n g e o f his instrument. H e p l a y e d his string b a s s like it w a s a string viola.

T h e notes in the u p p e r register o f

A c o m p o s i t i o n by Knific, " S i e n n a , " c o m p l e t e d the p r o g r a m — b u t n o t quite.

Sustained applause

t h e m . So, t h e o r d i n a r y p e o p l e s l a u g h t e r e d innocent w o m e n , m e n

g l i m m e r i n g stars o f n o t e s that p i e r c e t h r o u g h the s m o k y , d r e a r y g l o o m o f u r b a n life. T h e h e a v e n s ,

and babies. Genocide occurred without noticeable objection.

t h r o u g h H e r s c h , r e c a p t u r e the city for o n e g l o r i o u s

A f t e r I h e a r d this, I left B y t w e r k ' s s p e e c h with out w o r d s . I r o d e m y b i k e back h o m e . Fast. H o w did this h a p p e n ? I started

a n d c a r e f r e e m o m e n t ; for s o m e e p h e m e r a l length o f

ing session i m m e d i a t e l y a f t e r the p e r f o r m a n c e with

t i m e G o d r e c l a i m s His territory back t o w a r d s H i m -

j a z z d e p a r t m e n t s t u d e n t s in S n o w A u d i t o r i u m .

c o m p a r i n g " t h e m e d i a in the 4 40s with present day. S u d d e n l y ,

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I hit the brakes. H o w is the N a z i ' s control o f the m e d i a a n y d i f f e r e n t than n o w ? Please stand in that a u d i t o r i u m and tell* m e w i t h o u t a d o u b t that this c o u l d n ' t h a p p e n n o w ! I had flashbacks t o T u e s d a y ' s m e d i a t h e o r y class. Prof. S p i e l v o g e l talked a b o u t t h e " B i g 6 " , six c o r p o r a t i o n s that control the U n i t e d States m e d i a — B e r t e s m a n n , Disney, V i a c o m , G e n e r a l Electric, N e w s C o r p , a n d T i m e s Warner. T h e s e c o m p a n i e s w o r k t o e n s u r e that they a l o n e o w n the m e s s a g e s infiltrated t h r o u g h the m e d i a and into o u r m i n d s . I instantly t h o u g h t o f the Walt D i s n e y C o m p a n y — t h e i r m u l t i p l e T V c h a n n e l s , r a d i o stations, b o o k s , m a g a z i n e s , p r o d u c t i o n studios, internet sites a n d c o n s u m e r p r o d u c t s . W h a t if D i s n e y w a n t e d t o p r o m o t e g e n o c i d a l a c t i o n ? W h a t if they w a n t e d

to s u b t l y engrain

p r e j u d i c e t h o u g h t s t o w a r d s Iraqis w i t h i n c o m m e r c i a l s , m o r n i n g talk s h o w s , a n d m a g a z i n e articles? W o u l d y o u k n o w ? Would you care? W h o would stop them?

They

own

everything.

S o m e o f you m a y read this and think this is n o big deal. To me, D i s n e y a n d the rest of the " B i g 6 ' s " p e r s u a s i v e p o w e r is a n i n j u s t i c e — a n i n j u s t i c e that can potential lead towards

destruction.

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w h a t w e w a t c h , read and hear. T h e y s h a p e o u r w o r l d view. T h e y subtly tell us w h a t to value. W h a t think. W h a t t o feel. T h i n k i n g about this f r i g h t e n s m e . I p e d a l e d m y b i k e a s fast as m y little legs could take m e back h o m e . M y head s p u n o u t o f control. G e n o c i d e c o u l d n ' t h a p p e n now. N o t by our p e o p l e . T h r o u g h our m e d i a . Right?

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Dick up or purchase p u r c n o v(^jr s ™

that nearly a n y t h i n g related e v e n re-

schools. " S o m e say that a t e a c h e r with a Bible sitting on his desk [is v i o l a t i n g s e p a r a tion o f c h u r c h and state], e v e n if he

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G h e t t o Ridiculous I w a s in eighth g r a d e o n a field trip to W a s h i n g t o n ,

International students prepare for winter To t h e E d i t o r : Western M i c h i g a n ' s w i n t e r

g e t t i n g m e r c h a n d i s e at a c h e a p price b e f o r e w i n t e r c o m e s ,

greatest

while others were just wisely

s h o c k for m o s t n e w international

h e e d i n g t o the w a r n i n g s o f other international s t u d e n t s a n d w e r e

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a s s o c i a t e d this s e a s o n with h o m e sickness and general illness. This weekend, several

m a k i n g a n early preparation. Yu, an e x c h a n g e student

international s t u d e n t s e m b a r k e d o n a j o u r n e y t o the G r a n d v i l l e mall

D . C . I had j u s t b o u g h t

m y very

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t o h o t w e a t h e r a n d w a s actually f r e e z i n g at

s a n d w i c h ever, a n d w a s l o o k i n g for a place t o sit d o w n and e n j o y it. I w a s a b o u t to set m y tray on a table next to

the mall, w h e r e it w a s a b o u t 6 5 d e g r e e s . A t the end o f the day, e a c h one o f t h e m w a s

the stairs, w h e n 1 heard, f r o m b e h i n d me, a rough v o i c e say: " E u r o p e a n s sit over t h e r e . " I looked and saw a black

a r m e d with g l o v e s , w i n t e r b o o t s , j a c k e t s

g e n t l e m a n p e r c h e d o n a stool, b u l l d o z i n g m y a w k w a r d

and scarves. T h i s w a s quite i m p r e s s i v e b u t t h r o u g h e x p e r i e n c e , I k n o w that in addition

f o r m with his cold eyes. By " o v e r t h e r e , " h e m e a n t

to the material armor, they will also need

" s o m e w h e r e else." A n d b y " E u r o p e a n , " he m e a n t m e . I w a s n ' t a n g r y with h i m . I w a s c o n f u s e d . A f t e r all, I had n e v e r b e e n r e f e r r e d to a s " E u r o p e a n " b e f o r e . I w a s b o m

s n o w falls in the part o f J a p a n

m o r a l support in o r d e r t o m a k e it through. It is m y sincere h o p e that the H o p e

that J a m from a n d it d o e s n ' t get

College community

be s u p p o r t i v e

in G r a n d R a p i d s and had n e v e r left t h e country. I k n e w w h a t he m e a n t , t h o u g h . I w a s w h i t e a n d he w a s black. We

on a n early w i n t e r s h o p p i n g spree.

very cold either." D e b b y f r o m

and u n d e r s t a n d i n g t o w a r d s international

w e r e d i f f e r e n t . D i f f e r e n t skin color. D i f f e r e n t cultures.

S o m e w e r e lured b y the idea o f

S i n g a p o r e said that she w a s used

students as one dreaded season approaches.

D i f f e r e n t e n d s o f the food court. We c o u l d n ' t sit together. 1 w a n t to e m p a t h i z e with him. W h e r e w a s he c o m i n g

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f r o m that d a y ? Was he one of the m a n y e m p t y p o c k e t s

f r o m J a p a n said, " H a r d l y a n y

will

o f life w e saw o n the s i d e w a l k , b e g g i n g us for nickels

CLASSIFIEDS

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as w e stepped out o f the National R e s e r v e ? Was he an e m p l o y e e o f s o m e e s t a b l i s h m e n t in the mall, tired of

T O S U B M I T A CLASSIFIED: Contact a n c h o r a d s @ h o p e . e d u . Classifieds

t o u r s full o f o b n o x i o u s kids like m e ? N o m a t t e r w h a t

are $2 or f r e e for student o r g a n i z a t i o n s

constant. T h i s m a n w a s f r u s t r a t e d . A n d he w a s black. But I want to understand him. What does he value?

W a n t e d . Person to o v e r s e e o u r church

W h a t is i m p o r t a n t to h i m ? D o w e h a v e a n y t h i n g in

nursery o n S u n d a y m o r n i n g s .

c o m m o n ? In an e f f o r t t o find t h e s e a n s w e r s , I w o u l d

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m o s t certainly run across grains o f his culture. W h e r e h e w a s b o m . H o w he c e l e b r a t e d C h r i s t m a s . H o w

for m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n .

well his m o t h e r raised him. If n o t h i n g else, I ' d try

scenario I e n v i s i o n , h o w e v e r , t w o t h i n g s h a v e r e m a i n e d

to Seniors - join the Alumni Association

ANY ONE TOPPING LARGE PIZZA (delivery charges may apply)

our

Saturday, O c t . 15. W e h a v e a live b a n d and f r e e food right o u t s i d e the football s t a d i u m

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11 a.m. to 2 p.m. S t o p b y the O f f i c e

o f A l u m n i a n d Parent R e l a t i o n s o n 2 n d

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hand-cannons.

Bling

bling. You k n o w , t h e s t u f f that will h e l p m e t o b e c o m f o r t a b l e with this m a n . T h i n g s that n e r v o u s w h i t e b o y s like m e can deal w i t h . T h a t could be e n o u g h . But I w a n t to k n o w him. W a t c h i n g the film Friday w o n ' t h e l p m e with that. T u n i n g in to Pimp My Ride w o n ' t

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find e v i d e n c e o f h o w h e lived, or lives today. 1 w a n t to v a l u e h i m . I c o u l d , p e r h a p s , s t u d y w h a t

Sunday; 12:00pm-12:00am

CARRYOUT

ge Theatre presents;

Worship Service-Hope College alumni,

d o m u c h , either. A n d b r a g g i n g a b o u t h a v i n g a b l a c k friend

students, faculty and s t a f f are invited to j o i n in w o r s h i p at the H o m e c o m i n g

will h a r d l y d o m u c h at all. T h e s e things are superficial. T h e y are for s h o w only. T h e y h a v e n o t h i n g t o do with the

W o r s h i p S e r v i c e at D i m n e n t , O c t . 16 at 11 a.m. E n j o y m u s i c by organist H u w L e w i s

honest respect I w o u l d like t o s h a r e with the m a n f r o m D . C . 1 w a n t t o r e m e m b e r h i m . I h a v e n ' t actually d o n e

a n d the H o p e C o l l e g e C h a p e l Choir.

a n y t h i n g to d i s c o v e r this m a n ' s truer self. I d i d n ' t e v e n

Volunteer

h a v e a c h a n c e , or the guts, to r e s p o n d to h i m . He s p o k e to m e . I looked at him with terrified N o r t h e r n M i c h i g a n eyes.

Service:

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Thursday,

Oct. 6 from 8-9p.m. in Maas C o n f e r e n c e R o o m , Volunteer S e r v i c e s

I t u m e d t o j o i n the flock o f h o r m o n a l kids at t h e other half

will be h a v i n g a p i z z a party! We will

o f the food court. T h e E u r o p e a n half. End o f transaction. H o w c o u l d 1 e v e r l e a m m o r e a b o u t h i m ? H e c o u l d be

h a v e guest s p e a k e r s f r o m H o l l a n d R e s c u e

at w o r k right n o w , m a k i n g m o r e m o n e y than I will a f t e r

M i s s i o n a n d other a r e a o r g a n i z a t i o n s there. We have many new volunteer opportunities

g r a d u a t i o n . He c o u l d be lying in bed with s o m e o n e he loves, t h a n k i n g G o d or Allah or Elvis f o r e v e r y t h i n g he has.

a n d i n f o r m a t i o n will be a v a i l a b l e at the

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could

be

dead.

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know.

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pizza party. Please j o i n us f o r f r e e p i z z a and t o get to k n o w other student volunteers.

h o w e v e r , that t h e c o l o r o f his skin s h o u l d n ' t guide m y g u e s s e s any m o r e than the size o f his shoe.

W e h o p e to see you there.

I w a n t to invite this m a n to m y table. A n d 1 w a n t him to invite m e back to his. 1 w a n t us to push o u r tables

Career Networking Reception

across the f o o d court and m e e t s o m e w h e r e in the middle. I w a n t to s p e a k less, and listen m o r e . I w a n t us to d e c i d e

Friday, O c t . 14, 2 0 0 5 , 5 : 3 0 p m - 8 ; 0 0 p m . M a r t h a Miller C e n t e r R o t u n d a . This F R E E e v e n t will allow students to interact with a l u m n i in a variety o f fields a n d

w h a t kind o f a w o r l d w e can build o n top o f the one o u r fathers h a n d e d us. A n d I w a n t us to g o build it.

begin b u i l d i n g a p r o f e s s i o n a l n e t w o r k i n g .

A Play w i t h M u s i c b y " MARK ROZOVSKY A d a p t e d f r o m a Story by Leo T o l s t o y

B u s i n e s s casual d r e s s required. For m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n visit t h e c a r e e r service website: www.hope.edu/student/carecr

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S u m m i t ( J e e p ) Like a small m i n i v a n . All wheel drive. A C . A u t o m a t i c t r a n s m i s s i o n .

this thought-provoking d o c u m e n t a r y with H o p e

the w o r l d . " " S h a k e s p e a r e " will o p e n at the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e

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more information.

c o m m u n i t y , " B o m b e said. "It is a p e r f e c t m a t c h for

O t h e r s c r e e n i n g s are p l a n n e d for O c t . 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. in

M e n ' s Bike for Sale.

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the w a y w e are t r y i n g to e n c o u r a g e students to think

the Miller C e n t e r auditorium. A panel discussion with the

Speed. 17inch f r a m e . Like N E W ! ! Includes lock. $ 1 5 0 or best offer. Call

creatively a b o u t their talents and h o w they m i g h t

filmmakers

3 9 9 - 9 0 6 3 for m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n .

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OCTOBER 5, 2 0 0 5

UPCOMING H O M E GAMES Oct. 1 3 Women's Volleyball v. Adrian 7 p.m. at t h e Dow Center. 1 3 t h Street a n d C o l u m b i a Ave. Oct. 1 2 Women's Soccer v. Davenport 4 p.m. at Buy's Athletic Fields. 1 1 t h a n d Fairbanks Oct. 1 5 Men's Soccer v. Albion 2 p.m. at Buy's Athletic Fields. 1 1 t h and Fairbanks October 1 5 Homecoming Football v. Wisconsin-Lutheran 2 p.m. at Holland M u n i c i p a l Stadium

DUTCH DEFEND LEAD Nick Hinkle STAFF W R I T E R

T h e H o p e W o m e n ' s Volleyball t e a m r e m a i n s u n d e f e a t e d in M I A A a f t e r their win o v e r the A l m a Scots Friday

night.

The

Scots

h a v e w o n the past t h r e e M I A A championships. T h e first four games

w e r e split

between

both

t e a m s . T h e S c o t s w o n t h e first g a m e 3 0 - 2 2 , but H o p e c a m e back

( ' 0 6 ) , w h o all had double-digit kills. A l s o , f o u r p l a y e r s finished with d o u b l e - d i g i t digs— S h a w n a B u c h e ( ' 0 6 ) 18, N a t a l i e H o o g e v e e n ( ' 0 6 ) 16, VanderSlice 15 and S t e p h a n i e Poll

('07)

12.

Other

notables

included Poll with 64. ' ' W e just need to stay c o n f i d e n t f r o m o u r past w i n s a n d r e - e m p h a s i z e

t o w i n the next t w o , 3 0 - 2 2 a n d 3 0 -

o u r original t e a m g o a l s , " C o a c h B e c k y S c h m i d t s a i d . " W e still need

20. A l m a forced the decisive fifth

to b e c o m e more consistent.

contest with a 3 0 - 2 7 victory in the forth g a m e . T h e thrilling m a t c h

i n c l u d e s c a p i t a l i z i n g o n serves at

e n d e d with the Dutch p r e v a i l i n g

o f f e n s i v e l y , " S c h m i d t said. H o p e travels to play Tri-State

15-13 in the fifth g a m e .

With ihe

critical

moments

and

This

connecting

victory H o p e is 6 - 0 in the M I A A

t o d a y at 6 p.m.

and 13-5 overall. L e a d i n g the Dutch w e r e Kim B r a n d e s ( ' 0 7 ) ,

hope

Julie

are on the top o f o u r g a m e , we are hard to b e a t , " C o a c h S c h m i d t said.

VanderSlice

('06),

Amber

H o e z e e ( ' 0 7 ) , and L i n d s a y S c h a a p

to

T h e Flying D u t c h

continue

their

winning

streak and stay on lop. " W h e n w e

TIGERS BENCH ALAN TRAMMELL

P H O T O BY Z A C H A R Y T R U M B L E

SPIKING THE KNIGHTS Jenny Cencer

r a m p a n t as the s e a s o n p r o g r e s s e d . B r a n d o n Inge,

SPORTS EDITOR

third b a s e m a n said, "I k n o w , personally, that a lot o f

A l t h o u g h the T i g e r ' s 2 0 0 5 season b e g a n w i t h m a j o r i m p r o v e m e n t , it e n d e d this past w e e k e n d r e c o r d i n g the t e a m ' s t w e l f t h straight l o s i n g s e a s o n ( 7 1 - 9 1 ) . All p l a y o f f h o p e s w e r e d a s h e d by M i d A u g u s t a n d less then 2 4 h o u r s a f t e r the g a m e , Detroit baseball legend A l a n T r a m m e l l lost his m a n a g i n g position with the c l u b . T r a m m e l l w a s fired officially this M o n d a y a f t e r t h r e e s e a s o n s ( 1 8 4 - 3 0 2 ) and then w a s o f f e r e d a position as special assistant t o the t e a m ' s g e n e r a l m a n a g e r and president, D a v e D o m b r o w s k i for t h e 2006 season. ' T h e Detroit Tigers w o u l d like to t h a n k A l a n T r a m m e l l for e v e r y t h i n g h e h a s d o n e f o r t h e organization a s m a n a g e r . H o w e v e r , for the Tigers t o r e a c h the next level, 1 feel it is a p p r o p r i a t e t o m a k e a A c t i n g m o r e rapidly than e x p e c t e d , D o m b r o w s k i began fulfilling replacement requirements and interviewed m i n o r i t y c a n d i d a t e s : third b a s e c o a c h Juan S a m u e l and bench c o a c h B r u c e Fields. J i m L e y l a n d w a s then i m m e d i a t e l y invited to Detroit for Winner of the

1997 World Series, L e y l a n d h a d b e e n D o m b r o w s k i ' s c l u b h o u s e m a n a g e r f o r the Florida M a r l i n s . "I a m d r i v e n t o m o v e q u i c k l y b e c a u s e I t h i n k there c o u l d b e a lot o f interest in Jim L e y l a n d , " D o m b r o w s k i said. N o stranger to T i g e r b a s e b a l l , L e y l a n d had b e g a n his c a r e e r on a m i n o r l e a g u e squad a s s o c i a t e d with Detroit. D u r i n g his c h a m p i o n s h i p season L e y l a n d a d v i s e d , " T o d o this j o b right, the fire has to burn 12, 14 h o u r s a day. I ' m a m a n i a c d u r i n g the g a m e , and that fire b u m s like it a l w a y s has, but I think to d o the j o b right, y o u ' v e got to w o r k at it 12 hours a d a y . " He has not m a n a g e d since 1999, then with the C o l o r a d o Rockies, but the T i g e r ' s a d m i n i s t r a t i o n is anticipating L e y l a n d ' s return t o the M e t r o area with high h o p e s for the 2 0 0 6 s e a s o n . " T h a t passion that Jim L e y l a n d

T h e totals are h i g h e r than w h a t they really s h o u l d be.

MIAA CHAMPIONS 0FTEE The

Flying Dutchmen

are

c h a m p i o n s h i p in school history. Five H o p e players achieved

H a l f t h o s e balls, I p r o b a b l y s h o u l d n ' t e v e n t h r o w . " T r a m m e l l h a d a p p r o a c h e d m a n a g i n g with a

c h a m p i o n s o f t h e M I A A for the

positive p e r s p e c t i v e f r o m day o n e , three y e a r s a g o .

third c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r and for

"Realistically, w e all k n e w w e w e r e in for a l o n g year [in 2 0 0 3 ] . 1 d o n ' t k n o w if a n y o n e will h a v e

t h e sixth t i m e in seven years. On Monday coach Bob Ebels'

to g o t h r o u g h w h a t I w e n t t h r o u g h my first y e a r , "

D u t c h m e n c u l m i n a t e d w h a t is

were

T r a m m e l l said. Yet the Tigers led t h e A m e r i c a n L e a g u e in batting

becoming a come-from-behind t r a d e m a r k to win the l e a g u e

72.3; Matt L a p h a m ( ' 0 8 ) , 74.1; and Ryan S h e e t s ( ' 0 8 ) , 75.0.

a v e r a g e for m o s t o f the first half o f the season a n d hit a l e a g u e - h i g h 4 5 triples. But t h e c l u b c a m e u p short

c r o w n b y 22 s t r o k e s o v e r eight toumaments. RunnerupTri-State

h o n o r e d for the s e c o n d c o n s e c u -

b y a c c u m u l a t i n g the least n u m b e r o f w a l k s in all o f a

owned a nine-stroke advantage

b a s e b a l l , and t h e f o u r t h highest strike out a v e r a g e in

a f t e r six t o u m a m e n t s , but H o p e

tive year. R e c e i v i n g A l l - M I A A s e c o n d t e a m h o n o r s w e r e cap-

the A m e r i c a n l e a g u e . In r e s p o n s e to T r a m m e l l ' s d i s m i s s a l , m a n y players,

rallied over the final t w o out-

tain N a t e G o l o m b ( ' 0 7 ) , 76.5,

ings to c l a i m the 12th l e a g u e

a n d S t e v e M a r t i n d a l e ( ' 0 8 ) , 76.5.

A l l - M I A A h o n o r s b a s e d on seasonal stroke a v e r a g e . R e c e v ing A l l - M I A A first t e a m h o n o r s Tommy

Yamaoka

('08),

Y a m a o k a and L a p h a m are b e i n g

especially t h r e e y e a r v e t e r a n s o f the c l u b h o u s e , did

c h a n g e at this t i m e , " said D o m b r o w s k i .

a c o n f e r e n c e with the t e a m ' s elite.

t h o s e errors are balls that not m a n y p e o p l e get to...

- M a r i a n n e Hinken ( ' 0 8 ) drives to gain one more point a g a i n s t Calvin on Sept. 1 3

has

had

t h r o u g h o u t his c a r e e r is back within him to m a n a g e . T h e d e c i s i o n to n a m e o n e o f the t o p m a n a g e r s in the g a m e o f baseball in recent l i m e , t o b r i n g him back to this organization, is a very big d a y for o u r f r a n c h i s e , " D o m b r o w s k i said. L e y l a n d can h o p e f u l l y e x p e c t s o m e i m p r o v e m e n t t o the T i g e r ' s p e r f o r m a n c e next season s i n c e C a r l o s Guillen and M a g g l i o O r d o n e z s h o u l d be in full health f r o m past injuries. Guillen m i s s e d over half the season f r o m A C L surgery r e p e r c u s s i o n s and O r d o n e z had suffered a hernia surgery thai kept him out of the lineup for almost the entire first half. T r o y Percival had also t o m a f o r e a r m m u s c l e that took him out of action t w i c e and could h a v e b e e n c a r e e r e n d i n g d a m a g e at m i d s e a s o n . T r a d e s of U g u e t h U r b i n a and Kyle F a m s w o r t h also s e e m e d to disrupt the c l u b h o u s e . Errors b e c a m e

n o t b l a m e their m a n a g e r for the s e a s o n ' s o u t c o m e . M i k e M a r o t h , starting p i t c h e r said, " H e ' s gotten the b l a m e for a lot o f t h i n g s that really a r e n ' t his fault. U s u a l l y the b l a m e falls o n t h e m a n a g e r or the head c o a c h in s p o r t s . . . y o u ' r e l o o k i n g for a c h a n g e w h e n t h i n g s a r e n ' t g o i n g t h e w a y y o u like t h e m . " V a n c e W i l s o n , c a t c h e r said, " F r o m m y s t a n d p o i n t , t h e r e ' s not a w h o l e lot d i f f e r e n t that he c o u l d h a v e done. He c a r e s a b o u t the p l a y e r s . . . H e ' s taken the fall n o w for a c o u p l e o f m o n t h s . If a n y t h i n g , he m i g h t h a v e b e e n too s u p p o r t i v e o f u s . " N a t e R o b e r t s o n , starting pitcher c o m m e n t e d . "I respect e v e r y bit w h o T r a m m e l l is and w h a t he stands for and I h o p e that respect is a l w a y s g i v e n by the p e o p l e o f Detroit. T h e r e ' s times w e d i d n ' t win and p e o p l e started to turn a little bit, but you a l w a y s j u d g e a m a n b y his character." Although many of the Tiger's fans began jeering at T r a m m e l l by the end o f the s e a s o n . Dmitri Young, d e s i g n a t e d hitter s t o o d b y his f o r m e r m a n a g e r . " I t ' s

coff"

u n f o r t u n a t e , b e c a u s e h e ' s a Tigers legend and the s a m e p e o p l e that revere his j e r s e y g r o w i n g u p are talking m a d trash. We d o badly a s a team. P e o p l e w h o w e r e yelling bad things to T r a m w e r e n ' t yelling bad t h i n g s to him d u r i n g the ' 8 4 World Series, w e r e they," said Young. R u m o r s that c l u b h o u s e friction led to T r a m m e l l ' s release w e r e d e c l a r e d u n f o u n d e d

by

the p l a y e r

r e p r e s e n t a t i v e in t h e u n i o n . Marolh. "I d o n ' t think he lost guys. We w e r e o u t there p l a y i n g hard for him....ll w a s n ' t a m a t t e r o f losing g u y s or g i v i n g u p , " M a r o l h said. Yesterday, T r a m m e l l c o m m e n l e d that he thought L e y l a n d w a s a g o o d c h o i c e to r e p l a c e h i m . " H e has lies with, the Tigers. W h e t h e r I ' m Ihere or not, I'll a l w a y s be a Tiger, and I'll a l w a y s root for the Tigers, b e c a u s e I ' m a part o f their history, and I ' m p r o u d o f that. W h e t h e r it's m a n a g i n g , c o a c h i n g , t h e r e ' s a p l a c e for m e in b a s e b a l l . . . I ' v e d o n e a lot. A n d I ' v e e n j o y e d e v e r y part o f it. T h a i ' s j u s t me, t h o u g h , b e c a u s e I ' v e e n j o y e d ihe g a m e , " T r a m m e l l said.

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